12 nights – Bespoke itinerary
Discover the history and culture of Vietnam
Day 1 Hanoi
Enjoy free time to relax and explore this ancient city.
1 Night in Hanoi
Day 2 – Ha Long Bay
Transfer to Ha Long Bay for your once in a lifetime overnight cruise around one of the most beautiful bays on earth. Sailing through the iconic Ha Long Bay relax and enjoy the views from your lovely traditional Junk Boat cruise.
1 night in Junk Boat
Day 3 – Hanoi
Return to Hanoi for another night in this vibrant city.
1 night Hanoi
Days 4 & 5 – Hue
Transfer to the airport for your domestic flight. On arrival transfer to your Hue hotel. (Rail options are available). Explore this lovely area. Enjoy a leisurely cyclo ride through Hue, the former Vietnamese capital, including Hue Imperial City (The Citadel)—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your private guide will pick you up at your hotel and whisk you through Hue’s city streets aboard this unique mode of transportation. Visit Tinh Tam Lake before a tour of the imperial grounds of the former palace complex, where Nguyen Emperors ruled until the early 20th century. You’ll stop at several historical monuments as you learn about the royal city on this private half-day tour.
2 nights in Hue
Days 6 & 7 – Hoi An
Transfer by road to the glittering coastal city of Hoi An and enjoy free time to explore. Why not try a local cooking class (ask for details).
3 nights in Hoi An
Day 8 – Day tour of Hoi An & My Son Sanctuary
A day filled with history, culture and architectural delights. Start the tour at My Son Sanctuary, the capital of the Champa Kingdom from the 4th to the 13th century. Then move on to the delightful Hoi An and its perfectly preserved ancient town dating back to the 15th century.
Day 9 – Ho Chi Minh
Fly to Ho Chi Minh and enjoy a free afternoon.
Day 10 – Half-Day Cu Chi Tunnels by Luxury Speedboat
Located about 70 km to the northwest of HCMC, the Cu Chi tunnel is the miniature of the creative and transformed battle of Cu Chi people and soldiers in the fierce fight, lasting for 30 years against the aggressors for independence, freedom of the country. With its victory scale, the Cu Chi tunnel went into the history of the heroic struggle of the Vietnamese as a legend of the 20th century and became famous in the world. This is a unique and incomparable wonder with 250 km tunnel spreading like cobwebs underground, with the completion of works associated with the tunnels such as trenches, docks, fighting places, tunnels for eating, sleeping, meetings, activities, military, food storage, water wells, Hoang Cam stoves.
Day 11 – Mekong Delta
A trip to Mekong Delta to immerse yourself in the natural beauty and the rich culture of the vibrant southern Delta region. Boating down the river to experience the local life, fishing port, fishing floating house, enjoy the local folk song music and seasonal fresh fruit; explore the local floating market at its nicest time and most exciting of the day.
1 night in Mekong Delta
Day 12 – Ho Chi Minh
Return to Ho Chi Minh to enjoy your final evening in Vietnam.
1 night in Ho Chi Minh
Day 13 – Continue on your onward journey.
Why not spend more time in some of the locations, add in extra stops such as Dengang for the beach, add on longer Mekong Cruise through to Cambodia or our Cambodia extension?
All our bespoke itineraries and can be amended to your preferences.
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